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V4 BeyondPlastic – [MATERIAL] Wheat Bran

Jannis dasjannis

V4 BeyondPlastic – [MATERIAL] Wheat Bran

31/01/2019 at 10:05

Wheat bran is a by-product of the flour industry. Whenever you are enjoying white bread, pasta or pancakes, the flour in the products has been separated from the shell of the corn, which is called bran. In whole weed products on the other hand bran appears as the material that makes it look darker. Since it contains starch and it is currently mostly used as animal food or compost, it is very interesting for biomaterials. All it takes to make a strong material from it, is gelatinizing the starch by mixing it with water and heating it up to more than 60°C.

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Edible Bowls from Wheat Bran

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01/02/2019 at 12:30

do we have to grind wheat bran or can we use it directly??

04/02/2019 at 13:44

Hey @mufaddal 🙂
We always use it directly!
There are different sizes of wheat bran and some sources are finer than others. But we tried both (finer and rougher) and both of them seem to work very well. Even with details like in the picture below.

04/02/2019 at 14:29

do we need to add more starch??

04/02/2019 at 16:35

nope. it still contains enough starch to bind the material. you just need to add a little bit of water (ca. 20%) and press it together at around 115°C.
Check out this post do read the step by step introduction!

17/02/2020 at 11:30

White bran is used in the making of white floor bread that is separated by the corn to make good in taste. So that essay review site shows you the various use and recipes of making the white bran.

01/03/2020 at 14:58

Keep it up

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